- 2 skunks; skinned & cleaned
- 1 tbsp. Salt
- water; to cover
- 2 cups bear fat or lard
- 2 egg yolks; beaten
- 3 cups Milk or cream
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1/2 tsp. Salt
- 2 tbsp. baking powder
Clean and wash the skunks, making sure that the scent glands are removed.
Cut up into small serving pieces. Place a soup kettle on the stove and add the meat. Cover with cold water and bring to a boil over high heat.
Lower the heat and boil until the meat is tender, about 40 minutes.
Remove all the scum that rises to the surface.
Make a batter by mixing together the egg yolks, milk, flour, salt and baking powder. Mix well until the batter is the consistency cake batter. Heat the bear fat or lard in a deep fryer to about 360 degrees.
Dip skunk pieces in batter then fry until golden brown.
Drain well and serve.